Re: People forging their From: addresses
- Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 09:22:31 +0200 (MET DST)
All you can do is educate the complaining users pointing them to the
'Received:' lines of the spam mail. Besides you can filter out those
error messages via .procmail or such.
--------- Pásztor Miklós ------------------ pasztor@localhost
MTA SZTAKI/ASZI Budapest
1132 V. Hugo u. 18-22 Tel: (36)-(1)-349-75-32
On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Mihai Ibanescu wrote:
> I have the following situation:
> A guy from one of AT&T's relays pretends he is oneaddress@localhost. He
> sends TONS of mails to every possible address at AOL. Since a lot of those
> addresses don't exist, AOL sends to postmaster@localhost all the error
> messages. This is not exactly spam, but it's annoying because I get tons
> of replays from AOL users that mydomain.ro is spamming, which is NOT true.
> What can be done in a situation like this? Complaining about it to
> AT&T about their poor relaying is not a solution, I think.
> Mihai Ibanescu Dynamic Network Technologies
> http://sysadm.dntis.ro/~misa Moara de Foc 35, et. 7, 6600 Iasi
> misa@localhost tel. +40-32-252936